Huntingdon and Sedgefield both on

  • Last Updated: February 21 2013, 7:39 GMT

Racing will go ahead at Sedgefield and Huntingdon today as planned after fears of overnight frost failed to materialise.

Sedgefield: Racing goes ahead as planned

A precautionary inspection had been planned for 8.30am at Sedgefield but officials at the Country Durham track were able to cancel that check.

Clerk of the course Phil Tuck said: "Temperatures didn't dip as low as forecast.

"It's not going to be the warmest of days, with a bit of a wind chill and we might catch an odd shower, but we're fine."

A precautionary inspection had also been scheduled for 8am at Huntingdon with the forecast of a cold night.

But clerk of the course Sulekha Varma said: "It's all fine, there's no frost and the sun is out.

"Temperatures dipped a bit (after daylight) but it's still above freezing.


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